Moving production to low cost countries – costing thousands of skilled manufacturing jobs – may be going into reverse.
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Employer market power should be considered in the government’s consultation on zero-hours contracts, according to independent assessors working for the government.
Today’s labour market statistics were broadly positive but there are causes for concern beneath the headlines.
Unemployment decreased by 125,000 between October 2013 and December 2013 to 2.32 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.2 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Unless we see a pick-up in productivity growth soon then the UK risks much slower growth, and lower living standards, in the future.
Unemployment decreased by 167,000 between September 2013 and November 2013 to 2.32 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.4 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Just under a fifth of the coalition’s ‘million new jobs’ are the result of the reclasification of further education and sixth form college teachers as private sector employees.
Spencer Thompson explores the issue of youth unemployment and why it is more and more young people are struggling to gain employment.
This month’s labour market statistics continue the same pattern we have seen in recent months: small improvements in overall employment and unemployment but youth unemployment and long-term unemployment not going anywhere much.